Umrah resumes for international pilgrims after seven monthsAbdul Gh Lone 1 November 2020 0 COMMENTS
Umrah has resumed after seven months for international pilgrims from today (Sunday).
to Arab News, 10,000 international pilgrims are arriving in Saudi Arabia
to perform Umrah on the first day of the third stage of the resumption of
The Saudi government has made it compulsory for pilgrims
arriving from abroad to obtain a permit. They must isolate for three days
before being transported to the Grand Mosque in special buses.
Some rules have been set for Umrah pilgrims, including a
maximum stay of 10 days in the Kingdom and an age cap of 50 years.
Every day, only 20,000 pilgrims can perform Umrah. Only
60,000 people can offer their prayers in congregation.